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Indonesia arrests 36 militant suspects ahead of inauguration

Oct. 17, 2019 3:09 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's elite anti-terrorism unit went on a busy 24-hour spree to root out suspected Islamic militants ahead of a presidential inauguration that will be attended by regional leaders and foreign envoys. At least 36 suspects have been detained by the counterterrorism squad,...

Opposition protests suspend Hong Kong assembly session

Oct. 17, 2019 2:39 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was again forced from the legislative chamber because of protests Thursday by opposition members following a bloody attack on a leader of the nearly 5-month-old protest movement. Pro-democracy lawmakers shouted and waved placards depicting Lam with bloodied...

'Tarzan' actor Ron Ely's wife killed; son shot by deputies

Oct. 16, 2019 10:20 PM EDT

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely's wife was stabbed to death in their California home by their 30-year-old son, who was then shot and killed by sheriff's deputies, authorities said Wednesday. Deputies summoned to the home by a 911 call found Valerie Lundeen Ely, 62, dead with multiple...

The Latest: 'Tarzan' actor Ron Ely's wife and son killed

Oct. 16, 2019 6:04 PM EDT

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on two deaths at the home of "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Authorities say "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely's wife was stabbed to death in their Southern California home by the couple's son, who police subsequently shot to death. A Santa Barbara County...

Shields' brother charged in assault on Habazin's trainer

Oct. 16, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor has filed an assault charge against the brother of boxer Claressa Shields in connection with an attack on the trainer for Ivana Habazin before the weigh-in for their fight. Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton issued a statement Wednesday saying 28-year-old Artis J. Mack...

UFC's Jon Jones won't face battery charge in strip club case

Oct. 16, 2019 1:32 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will not be charged with battery for an alleged assault of a New Mexico strip club waitress. Prosecutors in Albuquerque said Tuesday that witness statements didn't corroborate allegations that Jones placed a waitress in a chokehold and...

Cambodian police arrest suspects in rape of French tourist

Oct. 16, 2019 9:27 AM EDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Three men accused of raping a female French tourist in southern Cambodia last week have been arrested, police said Wednesday. Kampot province police chief Maj. Gen. Mao Chanmathurith said the 43-year-old woman reported that she was walking alone at 3 a.m. Friday in Kampot town...

Man accused of killing Georgia college student surrenders

Oct. 16, 2019 4:59 AM EDT

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of killing a Georgia college student has surrendered to authorities. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Cobb County police arrested 22-year-old Kashman Rael Thomas on Tuesday afternoon after he eluded law enforcement for about 10 days. Thomas is accused of fatally...

Not guilty plea from man accused in church wedding shooting

Oct. 15, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A man accused of storming into a New Hampshire church over the weekend and shooting a clergyman and a bride during a wedding pleaded not guilty Tuesday. Dale Holloway, 37, of Manchester, is accused of attempted murder, assault and other charges in connection with the Saturday shooting...

Astros fan arrested, accused of slapping Yankees fan at ALCS

Oct. 15, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — An Astros fan is facing an assault charge after being accused by authorities of slapping a New York Yankees fan after the two got into an argument at Houston's Minute Maid Park during the second game of the American League Championship Series. James Dinkins was arrested on the misdemeanor...